Rieter is the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning. Based in Winterthur (Switzerland), the company develops and manufactures machinery, systems and components used to convert natural and man-made fibers and their blends into yarns. Rieter is the only supplier worldwide to cover spinning preparation processes as well as all four end spinning processes currently established on the market. Furthermore, Rieter is a leader in the field of precision winding machines. With 16 manufacturing locations in ten countries, the company employs a global workforce of some 4 590, about 21% of whom are based in Switzerland. Rieter is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under ticker symbol RIEN.
Rieter is the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning.
Since the end of March 2020, COVID-19 has led to very low demand in all Business Groups / Comprehensive crisis management implemented / Loss in the mid double-digit million range expected in the first half of 2020 / Plans to introduce short-time working to adjust capacity in Switzerland and Germany / Strategy will continue to be implemented
COVID-19 presents unprecedented challenges. It goes without saying that everybody’s first priority is to help safeguard the well-being of all of us ...
Discontinuation of assembly at the Winterthur location confirmed / Reduction of 87 jobs / Comprehensive social plan in place
Order intake up 7% on previous year; orders amounting to CHF 401.6 million booked in fourth quarter 2019 (4th quarter 2018: CHF 119.0 million) / As expected, sales significantly down on previous year, falling by 29% to CHF 760 million / EBIT margin of 11.2% and net profit of 6.9% of sales, non-recurring profit contribution from sale of real estate in Ingolstadt (Germany) / Proposed dividend of CHF 4.50 per share
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Semi-Annual Report 2020
Date: Thursday, July 16, 2020
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Publication of Sales 2020
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Rieter as a global company offers a broad variety of attractive positions around the world. The expected know-how and commitment as well as flexibility and loyalty is compensated by performance based remuneration, challenging assignments in an international, multicultural working environment with attractive in-house opportunities for future development.
For each open position, we look for employees with appropriate skills and experience as well as relevant potential. You can find out about the vacancies in our Internet, social media channel and job platform. Have you seen an offer that fits your skills and interests? Then take the decisive step: Send us your application.
Rieter's website is supposed to give customer access to the world of Rieter's systems, machines, components, parts and services in the most easy and convenient way.Norbert Klapper, Chief Executive Officer